Unnamed Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities REE, Uranium, Tungsten, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001507
MRDS ID A012254
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed Occurrence
Alternate or previous names Bedrock Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.13433, 65.50529 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS CIRC 348, FIG. 4, SAMPLE 4718 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
REE Primary
Uranium Secondary
Tungsten Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • URANIUM-BEARING MINERALS: GARNET, ZIRCON, TOPAZ, SCHEELITE, MALACHITE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Monazite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Paleocene
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.13433, 65.50529

Comments on the geologic information

  • LATE K TO EARLY TERTIARY GRANITIC INTRUSIVE IN PALEOZOIC AND/OR PRECAMBRIAN QUARTZ-MICA SCHIST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Circle

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012254

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS CIRC 348, P. 9, 11-14, SAMPLE 4718

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 83-170B, APPENDIX II, NO. 3

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-83-170B-03

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit HEAVY-MINERAL FRACTION OF GRANITE SAMPLE CONTAINED: 24% BIOTITE, 35% PYRRHOTITE, 15% U-BEARING ZIRCON, 10% ILMENITE, 10% MONAZITE, 5% U-BEARING TOPAZ, 1% U-BEARING GARNET, TRACE SCHEELITE AND TRACE MALACHITE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1986 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey